Talent Assessment

Applying Collective Impact to Lead Successful Change

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014

Applying Collective Impact to Lead Successful Change

How would you solve this dilemma: rally and gel a diverse mix of new comers and company veterans, each with distinct needs they are trying address? Sandra introduces 5 key conditions for Collective Impact, where the individuals' needs and values shape a common agenda.

Read More

Retaining Talent in Times of Change: Why Money Isn’t Always the Answer

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014

Retaining Talent in Times of Change: Why Money Isn’t Always the Answer

What would you offer to retain your top talents? If you think better bonuses and benefits, think again! Peggy highlights a string of articles and research that illuminated the greater importance of non-financial motivators. Read how she would motivate her staff by building and strengthening their organizational identity, emotional attachment and sense of duty.

Read More

A Common Sense Approach to Performance Appraisals

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014

A Common Sense Approach to Performance Appraisals

You don't have to be a rookie or go through the school of hard knocks at writing performance appraisals. For appraisals to be truly effective, the recipient must understand it, respect it and be motivated to take the steps to improve. Brian offers his list of best practices for you to write effective appraisals as a leader, using a good dose of common sense.

Read More

Performance Appraisals: What Matters Most – the Tool, the Evaluator, or the Employee?

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014

Performance Appraisals: What Matters Most – the Tool, the Evaluator, or the Employee?

Which component of the performance appraisal processes is vital to increase employee performance? As a Human Resource professional (creating and implementing appraisal systems), have you effectively supported your peers in the organization? Renata highlights three areas where you can improve the appraisal approach.

Read More

Performance Reviews: The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014

Performance Reviews: The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good

Facing difficulties writing your yearly self-review - a necessary duty for most employees? How do we use a flawed even subjective performance system to our advantage? Karen offers tips to help set up your review for a year-long success. Download our template matrix to write the self-review with your manager in mind, even build a mutually beneficial work relationship with your reviewer!

Read More

Negotiating to Win-win During Change

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013

Negotiating to Win-win During Change

You are in the throes of negotiating organizational changes with high stakes and an aggressive timeframe. What can you do to ensure surety, even exit victoriously? Read these 4 actions that position you to win with a 'BIG W' while allowing the other team to also win with a 'small w'.

Read More

Step Out of the Shade and Into Your Talents

Posted by on May 15, 2013

As leaders, we may face situations where we cannot hire any more talent to ensure project success. How then can we work with what we have got? Ask these 4 questions of your current resource to uncover the many hidden talents among your leaders, team members, even within yourself.

Read More

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013

The higher you are in the company, the fewer opportunities exist for honest and direct feedback. So can you really know how you are doing as a leader? Robert Kaplan recommends self-assessing (reflecting on) your performance as a leader and manager. Find out how you can do so periodically!

Read More

Correlating Competencies: To Each Industry Its Own

Posted by on Sep 30, 2009

Talent research firm Bersin & Associates found the competencies that drive growth and profitability differ across 4 different industries. Find out what these critical competencies are, and the larger trends identified in high-performing organizations.

Read More

Gartner: Firms At Risk Of Losing Women Technologists

Posted by on Nov 30, 2008

What are the key strengths of women technologists to help corporations navigate the new global economy? Gartner singles out 5 gender-based traits CIOs should pay attention to when building IT staffs.

Read More
Page 2 of 3123